Fall 2009 Table of Contents

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Got Substance? Got Substance?

Professional conferences, workshops, and trade shows have always been rich resources for new information and networking opportunities, providing structured settings where communities convene to compare notes and share common interests. Read more

Fuel Cell Power Making Its Way Into Residential Fuel Cell Power Making Its Way Into Residential

Hydrogen fuel cells are starting to show up in homes around the U.S., providing consumers with an additional alternative energy option. Though residential installations to this point have been primarily custom-engineered setups, several companies are developing or already are offering products that could expand the technology to broader applications. Read more

New + Notable Green Building Products

A roundup of products for sustainable homes, including LED lighting, a thermal imaging tool, and reclaimed siding. Read more

Product Review: Heat-Recovery Ventilators & Energy-Recovery Ventilators Product Review: Heat-Recovery Ventilators & Energy-Recovery Ventilators

Starting in 2011, all new homes built to comply with the federal Energy Star Qualified Homes standard—perhaps 200,000 units if the NAHB’s forecast for that year holds true—will be required to provide an adequate amount of controlled, fresh-air ventilation as part of a comprehensive energy conservation and indoor air quality goal. Read more

2009 Winner Edward Mazria Wins The Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing

A pioneering passive-solar researcher, architect, author, and professor, Edward Mazria's impact can be felt in the design of our homes and in the steps we take to combat climate change. Read more

Park and Plug Park and Plug

Electric cars are around the corner. Will your green buyers have a place to plug in? Read more

Greenbuild Residential Summit Schedule

This year's Residential Summit includes 15 educational sessions bookended by two in-depth panel presentations. Read more

Residential Summit Will Discuss Greening of Local Codes

A group discussion will explore how green home-building programs identify and quantify environmental issues, and how officials are using these programs to enable code modifications. Read more

Housing CEOs will explore green building and rebounding markets at Greenbuild Residential Summit. Housing CEOs will explore green building and rebounding markets at Greenbuild Residential Summit.

A panel of three CEOs will discuss their organizations' approach to residential sustainability. Read more

Project Spotlight: First Richmond's Workforce Housing Project Spotlight: First Richmond's Workforce Housing

ANSI-certified project fills a niche by providing sustainable housing at a price that’s attainable for working-class buyers. Read more

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